Happy Halloween! The Virginia Supreme Court issued opinions on Halloween this year. A complete coincidence, but I do hope that nothing in this term’s opinions has scares you! This term resulted in two cases related to...more
For the second time in nine months, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery has publicly addressed FinCEN's increasing concerns regarding casino compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act...more
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes have filed suit against Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell after the Department Interior blocked their effort to offer real-money online gaming to international customers....more
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION
SB 678, as amended in Senate on August 19, 2013, Senator Correa. Internet gambling.
(1) The Gambling Control Act provides for the licensure of certain individuals and...more
On August 6, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) sent letters to 35 online lenders, including lenders affiliated with Native American Tribes, demanding that they cease and desist offering allegedly illegal...more
More than 25 years ago, gaming in the United States faced a conundrum as Indian Tribes and States debated the legality of gambling on tribal lands. The issue culminated in a landmark decision in the United State Supreme...more
Gaming operations in the United States have traditionally been supply-side driven. Sheldon Andelson, CEO and Chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp., recently analogized the industry to the movie Field of Dreams: If you build it,...more
Steven Getman: Legal links of interest for the week ending March 22, 2013
by Steven J. Getman, Esq.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the...more
Discussions about the existence of contemporary apartheid are quite often emotionally charged in popular discourse. Labeling a State or State actor as a perpetrator of apartheid can send an informed debate adrift. As a...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Request for Proposal for an Internet Gaming Operator Issued in Ontario by Michael D. Lipton, Q.C. and Kevin J. Weber
- MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD SET FOR MAJOR CHANGES IN 2012 by Robert W....more
Tsvangirai utterances: is there method in the madness?
In Act 2, Scene 2 of one of William Shakespeare’s well known plays, Hamlet, set in the Kingdom of Denmark. Polonius, a character in the play and the King’s chief...more
The Board of Supervisors of the County of Seneca hereby finds
that, when unregulated by the State of New York or a political
subdivision thereof, games of chance and gambling were, have been
and are the subject of...more
The state wants a federal injunction against Union Springs lifted to allow it to
collect taxes from the Cayuga Indian Nation.
Assistant Attorney General David Roberts Tuesday filed a “friend-of-the-court”
brief in U.S....more
The brief notes that international law concerning sexual violence is a relatively recent development: “When the International Criminal Tribunals for Former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda began their work, they encountered a...more
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